Breaking News

Leeds Trinity University, appoints Professor Charles Egbu as first black VC ~ Truth Reporters

17 July 2020   |   6:41 am

Leeds Trinity University, East London, United Kingdom has appointed a Nigeria, Professor Charles Egbu as first black Vice Chancellor of the University.

Egbu who hails from Anambra State, was Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education & Experience) at University of East London, UK. He was formerly Dean of School of the Built Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University, England, UK. He is Professor of Project Management and Strategic Management in Construction.

He has also held academic positions at University of Salford, UK, University College London (UCL) UK, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, and Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. His First Degree was in Quantity Surveying [First Class Honours].

His Doctorate was obtained from the University of Salford, UK, in the area of Construction Project Management. He is currently President Elect (for 2019/20) of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB), Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), Fellow of the Association for Project Management (FAPM), Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (FRSA), and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

He was admitted to the Worshipful Company of Constructors in May 2017, and received the Freedom of the City of London in 2017. He has supervised over 25 PhD students and examined over 100 PhD candidates world-wide; and has acted as an External Examiner to many undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in many universities all over the world. He has contributed over 350 publications in various international journals and conferences and has hosted, chaired and spoken at many conferences in his areas of expertise.

No comments